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Church of St Andrew, Hingham, Norfolk

Connections

Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

  • Deopham Green Memorial

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 15:14:13 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Photograph taken 14 June 2014, Laurie Atkins
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 15:14:13 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

Photograph taken 14 June 2014, Laurie Atkins
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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